Pictured above from left to right: Brad Akre of RAM Buildings, Inc.; Matt Piper, Director of the Wadena County Ag Society (WCAS); Malinda Dexter, WCAS Secretary-Treasurer; Sheldon Monson, WCAS President and Don “Red Dog” Strayer, member of the WCAS. Photo by Caleb Monson.
On November 5, 2010 a ground breaking ceremony was held for the new Wadena County Ag Society Horse Barn located on the Wadena County, MN Fairgrounds. This 80′ x 200′ post frame building replaces the three horse barns that were destroyed beyond repair when the June 2010 tornado devastated much of the town of Wadena, MN. The structure is expected to be completed in late November, 2010 and will be used as a bus garage during the winter months.
Attending the M&N Structures groundbreaking ceremony at Winsted’s Industrial Park Tuesday were Rollie Radtke (RAM owner), Kevin Kaupa (M & N), Chuck Anders (M & N), Frank Bruneau (M & N), Kevin Niemeier (M & N owner), Steven Fichtel (Architect), Betsy Niemeier (M & N owner), Jonathan Henriksen (M & N), Jim Niemeier (M & N), Paul Johnson (Security Bank Waconia) City Administrator Brent Mareck, Council Member Bonnie Quast, Mayor Steve Stotko, Jody Schultz (RAM), Council members Dave Mochinski and Tom Wiemiller, Greg Machemehl (RAM owner), and Rich Streuffert (RAM).
Kevin and Betsy Niemeier, owners of M & N Structures, Inc., along with a few of their employees, several members of the Winsted City Council and representatives of the builder, RAM General Contracting, Inc. of Winsted, MN, broke ground for their new building on May 4, 2010. Located in the Winsted Industrial Park, the 28,000 sq. ft. facility is expected to be completed in late September. M & N Structures, Inc. is a structural and miscellaneous steel fabricator for commercial and industrial-type buildings such as hospitals and schools.
Pioneer Seed Company of Glencoe, MN Breaks Ground for New Facility
Gary Prehn, owner of the Pioneer Seed Dealership in Glencoe, MN, along with several members of the Glencoe Area Chamber of Commerce and representatives of the builder, RAM Buildings, Inc. of Winsted, MN, broke ground for his new building on September 11, 2008. Located at 2827 East 12th Street in the Glencoe Industrial Park, the 6,000 sq. ft. building is expected to be completed in November and will be used primarily for cold storage.
New Public Works Facility
Groundbreaking for the new public works facility built by RAM Buildings in Winsted Minnesota. A groundbreaking ceremony took place last week for the new public works facility in Winsted. Several people were on hand including Aaron Fritzke, Ram Buildings Inc.; Rollie Radtke, Ram Buildings Inc.; Gregg Machemehl, Ram Buildings Inc.; Jody Bruckschen, Ram Buildings Inc.; Deb Boelter, city clerk/treasurer; Brent Mareck, city administrator; Pastor Gerald Boldt, council member; Mayor Don Guggemos, Dave Meyer, city maintenance; Tom Wiemiller, council member; Jamie Stotko, city maintenance; Bonnie Quast, council member; John Schlechter, public works; and Raquel Kirchoff, city administrative assistant.
DiMax Industrial Addition
DiMax breaks ground in Winsted Minnesota. Joe Urick, CEO Richard Hasselman, and Jim Hasselman of DiMax, Greg Machemehl and Rollie Radtke of Ram, and Winsted Mayor Don Guggemos attended a groundbreaking for DiMax in Winsted Thursday. The new plant in the Winsted Industrial Park will increase the company’s capacity by 50 percent, and will allow room for future expansion.
Retail Building Breaks Ground
Habisch breaks ground in Winsted Blake Habisch and Frank Habisch of Habisch Outdoors, and Dale Anderson, Greg Machemehl, and Rollie Radtke, all of Ram Buildings, attended a groundbreaking for Habisch Outdoors in Winsted Thursday. Habisch is expanding his home-based gunsmithing business to include retail items for outdoor enthusiasts.